MASON, OHIO (Jan. 17, 11:40 a.m. ET) — Alan H. Koblin has been named president of Clopay Plastic Products Co., a Mason-based maker of specialty films and building products.
Koblin joins the company from packaging company Silgan Plastics, where he has worked since 1992, most recently as president. Prior to joining Silgan, Koblin worked at Churchill Industries, Occidental Chemical Corp. and Gulf Oil Corp.
Koblin will report to Ronald Kramer, CEO of Clopay's New York-based parent company, Griffon Corp.
Gary A. Abyad, who has been president of Clopay since 2002, will assume a new role of senior advisor, reporting to Koblin.